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Pre-K/ECSES Inclusion

Early Childhood Special Education Services (ECSES) Inclusion (Formerly PPCD - Preschool Program for Children with Disabilities) is an effort to include to the maximum extend possible a full day inclusion program was implemented taking into account the importance of those influences that promote student success, self-esteem, value, acceptance, and high expectations. Components of our curriculum include: communication, cognition, motor, fine arts, and social/emotional development. Assessment is formal and on-going. Assessment may be task related or observational.

Child must be in Pre-Kindergarten or ECSES (formerly PPCD) class and must be four years old on or before September 1st
Consent from parents
Recommendation from teacher and administrative staff

Program Goals:

  • To help all students discover and accept individual differences
  • To provide appropriate role models
  • To include parents as partners in the education of their children
  • To provide well balances and appropriate concrete learning and background experiences whereby all children can succeed
  • To develop higher thinking skills


Classroom Arrangements:

Currently there are two inclusion classes.

Classes are full-day

Monday Through Friday

8:00 am - 3:25 pm

The classes are taught by both special education early childhood and regular early childhood certified teachers. A team approach is used. Pre-Kindergarten and ECSES students are combined.

  • Teachers
  • Speech Therapist
  • Parent Involvement
  • Coordinator
  • Classroom aides
  • VH teacher
  • Secretary
  • Supervisor
  • Physical Therapist
  • Developmental Assistant
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Nurse
  • Health Aide